What You Need to Know Today: May 1

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Tesla wants to clean up your home. Yesterday, Tesla unveiled a $3,000 battery for your home that recharges on solar energy and will one day replace dirty grid energy. Tesla CEO, Elon Musk compared the future of Powerall batteries to how cell phones are replacing landlines. Read more here…

Mayweather Meerkat edges out Pacquiao Periscope for live streaming on Twitter. The live video streaming app Meerkat beat Twitter’s own Periscope app to iOS, and has officially beat Periscope to android now too.


FBI hostage negotiator will teach you how to get a raise. Chris Voss has spent the last 24 years as a hostage negotiator for the FBI. Voss now, runs a business teaching people negotiation tactics as they relate to business. “The most dangerous negotiation is the one you don’t know you’re in,” says Voss. “People typically only believe they’re in a negotiation when dollars are involved.” Voss explains here why this is often not the case.

This is an easy way to get noticed by important people on Twitter. Having a celebrity or business icon follow you on Twitter is nice… but rare. Aja Frost has come up with a strategy that grabs the attention of any important person you’re trying to impress and often turns them into a follower. Check out this simple 5-minute strategy.

Personal Development

20 lists every entrepreneur should make. Everyone uses lists, editor Craig Ballantyne has even revealed the secret to making the best to-do lists. But lists go far beyond to-dos, grocery, and bucket lists. What about lists of Potential Investors, Blog Posts to Write, Potential Partners… Click here for 20 lists you should be making but probably are not.

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